all ebooks in category: Social Sciences Research

The Science of Web Surveys
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199747040 | 208 pages | PDF | 2,6 MB

The development and widespread use of Web surveys have resulted in an outpouring of research on their design. In this volume, Tourangeau, Conrad, and Couper …

The Comparative Method: Moving Beyond Qualitative and Quantitative Strategies
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0520280032 | 186 pages | PDF | 10,7 MB

Charles C. Ragin’s The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and …

Social Research: Paradigms in Action
English | ISBN: 0745671845, 0745671853 | 256 pages | EPUB | February 13, 2017 | 1.70 Mb

This unique book explains the central role that research paradigms play in the design and conduct of social research. The authors argue that social research …

The Quality of the Archaeological Record
English | 2019 | ISBN: 022663096X | 265 Pages | PDF | 7.18 MB

Paleobiology struggled for decades to influence our understanding of evolution and the history of life because it was stymied by a focus on microevolution and …

Handbook of Survey Methodology for the Social Sciences
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1461438756 | PDF | pages: 513 | 7.6 mb

Surveys enjoy great ubiquity among data collection methods in social research: they are flexible in questioning techniques, in the amount of questions asked, in the …

«Stigma: Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity» by Erving Goffman
English | ISBN: 9781439188330 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

From the author of The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Stigma is analyzes a person’s feelings about himself and his relationship to people whom …

«High School Confidential: Secrets of an Undercover Student» by Jeremy Iversen
English | ISBN: 9780743293822 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

It's spring semester at Mirador High in Southern California, and twenty-four-year-old Jeremy Iversen is going deep undercover to deliver the real deal about the dull …

Analyzing Qualitative Data: Systematic Approaches
English | ISBN: N/A | ASIN: B01IW1NVI6 | 574 pages | EPUB | July 1, 2016 | 25 Mb

The fully updated Second Edition of Analyzing Qualitative Data: Systematic Approaches by H. Russell Bernard, Amber Wutich, and Gery W. Ryan presents systematic methods for …

Handbook of Transdisciplinary Research
English | 2007 | ISBN: 1402066988 | PDF | pages: 446 | 8.3 mb

Transdisciplinary Research (TR) is an emerging field in the knowledge society for relating science and policy in addressing issues such as new technologies, migration, and …

Geocomputation: A Practical Primer
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1446272931, 1446272923 | 392 pages | EPUB | 5,6 MB

"Brunsdon and Singleton offer a unique contribution to the zeitgeist of geocomputation… The authors offer a wide array of applications brought by leading scholars in …